In-Service Training Series: IDDSI Testing

This series of training videos is designed to help in-service staff gain the skills needed to understand and adopt effective testing and analysis of food and liquids according to the IDDSI Framework.

The training series is free. To access the training videos, please request access by filling out our request form.

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  • 1. IDDSI: What's it all about? Why do we need to change?

    What you’ll learn:

    • Describe why IDDSI is being implemented
    • Describe the IDDSI international framework
    • Explain how the old NDD maps to the new IDDSI international standards
  • 2. IDDSI: Testing measures for food quality control and safety

    What you’ll learn:

    • Demonstrate effective testing and analysis of foods, according to the IDDSI Framework, Descriptors and Testing Methods.
    • Gain skills and resources to move from IDDSI awareness, to preparation, and eventually to adoption.
  • 3. IDDSI: Testing measures for beverage quality control and safety

    What you’ll learn:

    • Demonstrate effective testing and analysis of drinks, according to the IDDSI Framework, Descriptors and Testing Methods.
    • Gain skills and resources to move from IDDSI awareness, to preparation, and eventually to adoption.

IDDSI Test Kit Request

We offer complimentary IDDSI food and beverage test-kits via mail. These include:

  1. (2) Full IDDSI Framework Posters
  2. (5) Pocket Guides with IDDSI testing techniques to be shared with participants in meal preparation and planning
  3. Usage tips and observations for maintaining IDDSI levels from the kitchen to time of service
  4. Complete list of training resources
  5. (5) syringes for testing beverages

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